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The Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT held a successful training on clinical ethics in Africa at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) that was attended by participants from Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya between 23rd April to 3rd May 2019.

Prof. Farhat Moazam, Prof. Aamir Jafarey from CBEC Pakistan, Dr. Evans Amukoye and Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi from KEMRI during the opening of the KEMRI CBEC Clinical Ethics training.

Tanzania's Vice President H.E. Samia Suluhu officially opened this year's East African Health and Scientific Conference (EAHSC) who's theme is: Technology for health systems transformation and attainment of the UN-Sustainable Development Goals. EAHSC is an EAC biennial event convened in East Africa by the East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) in collaboration with a host EAC Partner States.

Hosting of the event is rotational to each of the Partner States and at the Partner States level is coordinated through the ministries responsible for EAC affairs, ministries responsible for health and other relevant and it is done in close collaboration with regional and international health-related NGO's, civil society, individuals and stakeholders.

Commissioners of the East African Health & Scientific Conference (EAHSC) in a group photograph with Tanzania's Vice President H.E. Samia Suluhu at the 7th, EAHSC at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center. Director General KEMRI, Prof. Yeri Kombe standing behind fourth from right is among them.



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KEMRI Renews MOU with Oita University

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Director KEMRI Dr. Yeri Kombe, and President of Oita University Prof. Segio Kitano, signs Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions.

In the agreement KEMRI & Oita staff and students will work together on research in Cancer starting with Stomach Cancer in Kenya.


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KEMRI has six (6) Main Programmes aligned to the KEMRI Strategic Master plan and the Vision 2030.

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The 7th East African Scientific & Health Conference, scheduled for March 27th-29th,2019 Dar-es Salaam, Tanzania.

KASH Conference 2019

Prof. Sam Kariuki talking about KEMRI Annual Scientific & Health Conference 2019.

DNA Testing Lab

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KEMRI Human DNA Identification Laboratory offers DNA testing services in the area of family relationship testing and Forensic DNA Testing. Read More